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Research & Citation guides

Guides and online tutorials by course and subject. APA, MLA, and Chicago citation guides.

Videos & Media

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Find print books, DVDs, and more through OCtopus. Locate e-books and streaming media using publication finder. 

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Copyright at Okanagan College

The use of copyrighted works by OC employees and students is governed mainly by The Copyright Act and Licenses. The Copyright Act Covers literary, dramatic, artistic, and musical works, sound recordings, performances, and communication signals. This includes works on the Internet.  Many of the journal articles, e-books, and streaming videos from library databases that are used for teaching and learning are governed by licenses, rather than the Copyright Act. The institution has negotiated these licenses on behalf of students and employees, and each license has its own terms. Read more on copyright at OC

To learn copyright regulations that apply to you, visit the Copyright Guide.

Course resource lists

OC library's Talis system allow  faculty and instructors to easily manage course resources such as articles, e-books, streaming videos, and digitized chapters. Resource lists can be seamlessly integrated into Moodle. Students can access resources directly from their Moodle course or through Talis system. Faculty and instructors are welcome to contact liaison librarians to set up an account and get started creating lists.  

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Penticton campus of Okanagan College from a bird's eye view.
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Penticton, BC Canada
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Kelowna, BC Canada
V1Y 4X8

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Salmon Arm campus from a bird's eye view
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Vernon campus from a bird's eye view
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Vernon, BC Canada
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